Harisankar Sreenivasan


Doctoral student

10 peer reviewed publications in international journals. The publications have been cited 62 times, of which the most cited publication accounts for 28 citations. The author has a h-index of 4.00. (Google scholar)


Harisankar Sreenivasan currently works as a doctoral student in Fibre and Particle Engineering Research Unit, University of Oulu. His PhD thesis is focussed on alkali activation of magnesium-containing synthetic glasses. He obtained Bachelor's Degree in PulP & Paper Engineering (2011)  from IIT Roorkee , India and Master's Degree in Catalysis Technology (2014) from IIT Madras, India. SInce January 2016, he has been working as a doctoral student in Oulu University.

Research interests

  • Mg-based binders
  • Geopolymers
  • Advanced Material Characterization
  • Catalysis

Scientific merits

Research groups

  • Doctoral student, Fibre and Particle Engineering Research Unit

Selected publications

  • Sreenivasan, Harisankar; Kinnunen, Päivö; Heikkinen, Eetu-Pekka; Illikainen, Mirja (2017) Thermally treated phlogopite as magnesium-rich precursor for alkali activation purpose. - Minerals Engineering 113, 47-54 . [Original]
  • Kinnunen, Päivö; Ismailov, Arnold; Solismaa, Soili; Sreenivasan, Harisankar; Räisänen, Marja-Liisa; Levänen, Erkki; Illikainen, Mirja (2018) Recycling mine tailings in chemically bonded ceramics : a review. - Journal of Cleaner Production 174, 634-649 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Adesanya, Elijah; Sreenivasan, Harisankar; Kantola, Anu M.; Telkki, Ville-Veikko; Ohenoja, Katja; Kinnunen, Päivö; Illikainen, Mirja (2018) Ladle slag cement - Characterization of hydration and conversion. - Construction and building materials 193, 128-134 . [Original]
  • Kiventerä, Jenni; Sreenivasan, Harisankar; Cheeseman, Christopher; Kinnunen, Päivö; Illikainen, Mirja (2018) Immobilization of sulfates and heavy metals in gold mine tailings by sodium silicate and hydrated lime. - Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 6 (5), 6530-6536 . [Original]
  • Kinnunen, P; Sreenivasan, H.; Cheeseman, C. R.; Illikainen, M. (2019) Phase separation in alumina-rich glasses to increase glass reactivity for low-CO2 alkali-activated cements. - Journal of Cleaner Production 213, 126-133 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Luukkonen, Tero; Sreenivasan, Harisankar; Abdollahnejad, Zahra; Yliniemi, Juho; Kantola, Anu; Telkki, Ville-Veikko; Kinnunen, Päivö; Illikainen, Mirja (2019) Influence of sodium silicate powder silica modulus for mechanical and chemical properties of dry-mix alkali-activated slag mortar. - Construction and building materials 233, 117354 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Priyadharshini Perumal, Katri Piekkari, Harisankar Sreenivasan, Paivo Kinnunen, Mirja Illikainen (2019) One-part geopolymers from mining residues – Effect of thermal treatment on three different tailings. - Minerals engineering 144, 106026 . [Original]
  • Nguyen, Hoang; Kinnunen, Päivö; Gijbels, Katrijn; Carvelli, Valter; Sreenivasan, Harisankar; Kantola, Anu M.; Telkki, Ville-Veikko; Schroeyers, Wouter; Illikainen, Mirja (2019) Ettringite-based binder from ladle slag and gypsum – the effect of citric acid on fresh and hardened state properties. - Cement and concrete research 123, 105800 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Solismaa, Soili; Ismailov, Arnold; Karhu, Marjaana; Sreenivasan, Harisankar; Lehtonen, Marja; Kinnunen, Päivö; Illikainen, Mirja; Räisänen, Marja Liisa (2018) Valorization of Finnish mining tailings for use in the ceramics industry. - Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland 90 (1), 33-54, 1 . [Original] [Self-archived]